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Dozens come together to provide free 2023 Exceptional Education Prom in Hoover

The Jefferson County School District’s Exceptional Education prom welcomed around 500 students, their families and friends in Hoover for the second year.

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IQ-based qualifications disconnect could leave some adults diagnosed with autism without services

Adults with autism with an IQ above the age of 70 might not have access to new state services.

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Special education in Alabama and options for parents

According to the Alabama Department of Education (ADE), the state will spend as much as it needs to in order to provide education for every child, even those with the most severe special needs.

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Alabama Special Olympics sending 215 to USA Games in Orlando

215 athletes, coaches and unified partners from Alabama will be traveling to Orlando, Florida next week for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games.

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Gone Fishin’, Not Just Wishin' teaches students with special needs to fish

The Exceptional Anglers event, Gone Fishin’, Not Just Wishin’, is teaching basic fishing skills to students with special needs from Alabaster, Pelham City, Shelby County and Jefferson County school systems.